Compare Rhymefest’s very public push back to the virtually nonexistent response of NFL players. Everybody else continues to make a bigger deal about the league’s treatment of black players who use their platforms to shine light on social injustice and oppression than black players themselves.
When our biggest, strongest, weathiest and most ‘powerful’ cower and take to their knees, that sends a strong message that is heard, transmits a powerful image around the world and exerts a ripple affect in Amerikkkan culture that is felt waaaay beyond the football field.
I’m for building our own, keeping the revenues generated in our own communities. People calling for protests and boycotts don’t even know if these brothas will get get up off their knees.
Civil rights groups protest at NFL HQ for players’ right to kneel
Protesters gathered in front of the NFL’s New York headquarters to demand it reverse its “dangerous decision violating players’ first amendment rights.”